Digest of Education Statistics
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Table 331.90. Percentage of full-time and part-time undergraduates receiving federal aid, by aid program and control and level of institution: 2007-08 and 2011–12
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Control and level of institution Number of undergraduates1  (in thousands) Percent receiving federal aid
Any federal aid Selected Title IV programs2
Any Title IV aid Pell SEOG3 CWS4 Perkins5 Stafford6 PLUS7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
2007-08                                          
                                           
Full-time, full-year students                                          
All institutions 7,650 (—) 64.3 (0.32) 63.3 (0.32) 33.6 (0.28) 9.1   (0.20) 10.6   (0.22) 5.9 (0.17) 49.8 (0.31) 7.4   (0.20)
Public 5,189 (—) 58.8 (0.35) 57.7 (0.36) 32.2 (0.29) 6.8   (0.18) 7.1   (0.22) 4.1 (0.15) 41.8 (0.33) 6.1   (0.21)
4-year doctoral 2,531 (—) 59.6 (0.48) 58.7 (0.48) 27.4 (0.37) 6.5   (0.23) 7.6   (0.32) 6.1 (0.27) 49.6 (0.49) 9.2   (0.38)
Other 4-year 1,051 (—) 67.9 (0.67) 66.9 (0.70) 35.8 (0.65) 7.9   (0.37) 8.7   (0.45) 4.9 (0.41) 53.0 (0.71) 6.3   (0.39)
2-year 1,584 (—) 51.4 (0.73) 49.9 (0.75) 37.2 (0.65) 6.6   (0.36) 5.5   (0.29) 0.4 (0.08) 22.1 (0.58) 1.1   (0.12)
Less-than-2-year 22 (—) 58.6 (3.84) 57.1 (4.15) 49.7 (4.14)   (†) #   (†) # (†) 23.6 (4.33)   (†)
    (—)                                      
Private nonprofit 1,737 (—) 72.2 (0.64) 71.5 (0.64) 29.1 (0.43) 13.5   (0.47) 24.5   (0.83) 13.4 (0.61) 62.0 (0.61) 11.8   (0.57)
4-year doctoral 861 (—) 67.8 (1.20) 66.8 (1.23) 23.7 (1.06) 12.0   (0.55) 24.2   (1.06) 16.0 (1.03) 58.1 (1.26) 12.0   (0.67)
Other 4-year 854 (—) 76.2 (1.09) 75.7 (1.09) 33.8 (1.20) 14.9   (0.77) 25.3   (1.37) 11.0 (0.75) 66.4 (1.21) 11.6   (0.89)
Less-than-4-year 22 (—) 88.8 (2.95) 87.8 (3.42) 61.7 (7.02) 23.3   (5.78) 4.2   (1.13) (†) 40.7 (6.36)   (†)
                                           
Private for-profit 724 (—) 85.1 (1.21) 84.4 (1.32) 54.6 (1.39) 14.3   (1.23) 1.6   (0.28) 0.9 (0.18) 78.1 (1.23) 5.6   (0.61)
2-year and above 610 (—) 84.4 (1.41) 83.6 (1.55) 51.3 (1.61) 12.7   (1.43) 1.8   (0.33) 1.0 (0.21) 80.1 (1.35) 4.9   (0.67)
Less-than-2-year 115 (—) 88.9 (1.71) 88.7 (1.79) 72.2 (1.90) 22.6   (2.06) 0.6 ! (0.28) (†) 67.0 (2.92) 9.5   (1.06)
                                           
Part-time or part-year students                                          
All institutions 13,112 (—) 39.3 (0.30) 37.7 (0.29) 24.4 (0.28) 4.4   (0.23) 2.6   (0.11) 0.9 (0.05) 25.9 (0.19) 1.6   (0.10)
Public 10,402 (—) 30.3 (0.36) 28.6 (0.34) 19.1 (0.30) 2.1   (0.11) 2.2   (0.10) 0.6 (0.04) 15.7 (0.16) 0.9   (0.06)
Private nonprofit 1,168 (—) 55.4 (0.87) 53.2 (0.87) 25.0 (0.75) 6.5   (0.48) 7.0   (0.63) 3.4 (0.47) 45.6 (0.78) 3.5   (0.41)
Private for-profit 1,542 (—) 87.7 (0.73) 87.2 (0.73) 59.5 (1.17) 18.4   (1.63) 1.7   (0.34) 0.9 (0.13) 79.6 (0.65) 5.1   (0.58)
                                           
2011–12                                          
                                           
Full-time, full-year students                                          
All institutions 8,864 (—) 72.8 (0.51) 71.4 (0.54) 47.1 (0.50) 9.0   (0.24) 10.5   (0.24) 4.2 (0.18) 55.1 (0.54) 9.1   (0.23)
Public 5,997 (—) 68.4 (0.61) 67.1 (0.64) 45.8 (0.59) 6.6   (0.26) 6.2   (0.23) 2.7 (0.15) 47.1 (0.57) 7.1   (0.28)
4-year doctoral 2,893 (—) 70.9 (0.47) 70.1 (0.48) 40.8 (0.39) 7.1   (0.39) 7.4   (0.37) 4.3 (0.30) 60.0 (0.43) 11.4   (0.45)
Other 4-year 969 (—) 72.7 (1.34) 71.4 (1.43) 48.1 (1.07) 6.5   (0.52) 8.6   (0.61) 2.8 (0.35) 54.0 (1.53) 8.1   (0.67)
2-year 2,104 (—) 63.0 (1.24) 61.0 (1.29) 51.4 (1.30) 5.9   (0.40) 3.4   (0.28) 0.3 (0.06) 26.5 (0.99) 1.0   (0.11)
Less-than-2-year 31 (—) 67.8 (4.72) 66.4 (5.20) 62.4 (5.04)   (†)   (†) # (†) 19.7 (4.83)   (†)
                                           
Private nonprofit 1,875 (—) 76.1 (0.75) 74.9 (0.75) 37.2 (0.64) 12.2   (0.60) 29.2   (0.81) 10.6 (0.61) 66.0 (0.90) 16.5   (0.67)
4-year doctoral 990 (—) 74.3 (0.94) 73.4 (0.96) 34.5 (0.77) 11.0   (0.89) 30.0   (1.26) 13.3 (0.97) 64.4 (1.08) 16.7   (1.10)
Other 4-year 849 (—) 78.0 (1.20) 76.7 (1.17) 39.8 (1.11) 13.6   (0.74) 29.1   (1.14) 8.0 (0.69) 68.2 (1.48) 16.2   (0.76)
Less-than-4-year 36 (—) 78.1 (5.04) 74.6 (5.35) 48.5 (6.54) 13.1 ! (5.38)   (†) (†) 59.0 (7.42) 13.9   (3.36)
                                           
Private for-profit 992 (—) 93.1 (0.51) 90.4 (0.52) 73.8 (0.81) 17.8   (0.87) 1.8   (0.20) 1.4 (0.23) 83.2 (0.90) 7.1   (0.44)
2-year and above 859 (—) 92.8 (0.59) 89.7 (0.59) 72.1 (0.91) 15.7   (0.81) 2.1   (0.23) 1.6 (0.27) 83.3 (0.91) 7.3   (0.48)
Less-than-2-year 133 (—) 95.2 (0.79) 95.1 (0.80) 85.0 (1.46) 31.4   (4.40)   (†) (†) 82.9 (3.51) 5.9   (0.77)
                                           
Part-time or part-year students                                          
All institutions 14,192 (—) 51.1 (1.10) 48.4 (1.09) 37.6 (0.85) 4.4   (0.19) 2.0   (0.12) 0.9 (0.08) 30.7 (0.44) 1.6   (0.10)
Public 10,929 (—) 44.5 (1.22) 42.4 (1.13) 33.4 (0.89) 2.6   (0.14) 1.6   (0.11) 0.5 (0.05) 22.1 (0.43) 1.0   (0.08)
4-year doctoral 1,875 (—) 53.4 (0.81) 51.2 (0.75) 30.6 (0.65) 2.9   (0.32) 2.5   (0.26) 2.1 (0.26) 44.0 (0.63) 4.1   (0.32)
Other 4-year 1,477 (—) 49.7 (1.66) 47.2 (1.51) 35.4 (1.18) 2.6   (0.36) 2.4   (0.33) 0.9 (0.26) 28.3 (1.16) 1.7   (0.40)
2-year 7,521 (—) 41.2 (1.39) 39.1 (1.31) 33.6 (1.08) 2.5   (0.17) 1.3   (0.14) 0.1 (0.02) 15.4 (0.41) 0.1   (0.02)
Less-than-2-year 56 (—) 60.3 (4.47) 59.6 (4.47) 53.9 (4.11)   (†) #   (†) # (†) 20.7 (4.33)   (†)
                                           
Private nonprofit 1,135 (—) 61.0 (1.61) 56.5 (1.99) 34.8 (1.51) 6.8   (0.66) 7.1   (0.76) 1.9 (0.30) 49.5 (1.57) 4.3   (0.51)
4-year doctoral 557 (—) 57.9 (2.12) 53.3 (2.19) 29.1 (1.77) 4.2   (0.73) 6.9   (0.96) 2.4 (0.47) 48.3 (2.00) 3.9   (0.65)
Other 4-year 527 (—) 64.0 (2.54) 59.1 (2.91) 38.6 (2.59) 8.2   (1.21) 7.8   (1.15) 1.6 (0.41) 51.6 (2.42) 4.9   (0.96)
Less-than-4-year 51 (—) 64.3 (3.22) 64.2 (3.18) 57.9 (2.94) 21.0   (5.35)   (†) (†) 40.6 (3.92) 2.0 ! (0.81)
                                           
Private for-profit 2,128 (—) 79.7 (0.83) 75.2 (1.16) 60.5 (1.09) 12.8   (0.83) 0.9   (0.14) 2.0 (0.47) 65.3 (0.47) 3.4   (0.32)
2-year and above 1,790 (—) 78.8 (0.97) 73.6 (1.35) 58.4 (1.25) 11.8   (0.84) 1.1   (0.16) 2.4 (0.56) 64.1 (0.51) 3.2   (0.33)
Less-than-2-year 337 (—) 84.6 (1.40) 83.6 (1.33) 71.9 (1.60) 18.1   (2.38) 0.2 ! (0.07) (†) 71.5 (1.36) 4.2   (0.84)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater.
1 Numbers of undergraduates may not equal figures reported in other tables, since these data are based on a sample survey of students who enrolled at any point during the year.
2 Title IV of the Higher Education Act.
3 Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants.
4 College Work Study. Prior to October 17, 1986, private for-profit institutions were prohibited by law from spending CWS funds for on-campus work. Includes persons who participated in the program but had no earnings.
5 Formerly National Direct Student Loans (NDSL).
6 Formerly Guaranteed Student Loans (GSL).
7 Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students.
NOTE: Excludes students whose attendance status was not reported. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some students receive multiple types of aid and aid from different sources. Data for 2007-08 include Puerto Rico, which is excluded from the 2011-12 data.  
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007-08 and 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08 and NPSAS:12). (This table was prepared January 2014.)

2013 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest